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IV. Strengthening Grace.
2 Cor. xii. 9. Isaiah xli. 10. Psalm cxix. 28. Psalm
CXxxvü. 3. Phil. iv. 13. Col. i. 11.

V. Under Temptation.
1 Cor. X. 13. 2 Pet. ii. 9. Heb. ii. 18. James i. 2. Heb.
iv. 15. 2 Cor. i. 4. Psalm xlvi. 1. Psalm xci. 15. Jer.
xiv. 8.

VI. Divine Teaching.
Isaiah liv. 13. 1 John ii. 27. Psalm xxv. 8. Jer. xxxi.
34. John xiv. 16. Psalm xxxii. 8. 1 Cor. ü, 13.

VII. Sufficiency of Christ's Atonement and Satisfaction.

Job xxxiii. 24. Heb. ix. 14. 1 Peter i. 19. 1 John i. 7.
Rom. viii. 1. Acts xüi. 39. 1 Tim. i. 15. Heb. vii. 25.
Rom. vii. 33.

VIII. Imputation of Righteousness.
Rom. iv. 11. Rom. X. 4. Gal, üi. 9. Isaiah xlii. 21.
Phil. iii. 9. 1 Cor. i. 30. Rom. iv. 6. Rom. v. 18. Isaiah
Ivi. 1.

IX. Sanctification.
Jer. xxxi. 33. Rom. viii. 4. Jude 1. 1 Cor. vi. 11. Rom.
XV. 16. John xvii. 17. 1 Thess. V. 23. Exod. xxxi. 13.
Heb. xii. 14. Luke i. 75.,

X. Person of CHRIST.
Cant. v. 16. Isaiah ix. 6. Psalm xlv. 8. Isaiah lxü. to
Cant. i. 3. Isaiah lü. 7.

XI. Sufferings of CHRIST.
Isaiah liii. 5. Isaiah lii. 14. Col. ii. 11. Luke ii. 7.
Matt. ii. 13. Luke xii. 31. Matt. xxvi. 37. Mark xiv. 44.
Matt. xxvii. 30. John xix. 23. Matt. xxvii. 29. John xix. 34.
Matt. xxvü, 60.

XII. Glory of Christ. Acts v. 31. Mark xvi. 19. Acts vii. 55. Phil. ü. 10. Isaiah vi. 1....5. 1 Pet. iii. 22. Rev. V. 8....14.

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CONCLUSION.

As the intention of the foregoing treatise is, through the grace of God, to render Communicating a spiritual service, it will be necessary to warn those into whose hands it may fall, to be peculiarly careful not to rest upon the ordinance itself, or the exactness of their preparation according to any form which is prescribed to them, but to look chiefly to their profiting by it; to observe whether their hearts are drawn nearer to God in CHRIST, and in the memorial of his death their expectation of his coming again more enlivened. Formality is the most dangerous of all states, and outward religion, where the experimental knowledge of CHRIST is wanting, removes persons farther from the kingdom of God than outward vices; the one puffing up the pride of vain man, whilst the other lays him open to conviction of his danger. Let it not be imagined that this is spoken to encourage outward vices, God forbid ; no, but as an awful warning to those, who, resting on the form of godliness, deny the power of it.

May you be not almost, but altogether, Christians : And if the great Master of the feast bless these words to your illumination, instruction, edification, consolation, or sanctification, His be the praise; to Him alone praise is due.

FINIS.

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CHAP. III.
Self-Examination a necessary Duty before we come to

the LORD'S SUPPER,

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CHAP. IV.
Considerations proper at the Time of the Celebration of

the Lord's SUPPER,

164

CHAP. V.
Directions for the Communicant's daily Walk with

GOD after receiving the LORD'S SUPPER,

177

CHAP. VI.

Directions for PRAYER,
A PRAYER,

Against Pride,
Against Lust,

Against Worldliness,
I. A PRAYER FOR FAITH,

1. U: 'er a sense of guilt,
2. Under the workings of corruption
3. Under temptations,
4. Under afflictions,

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II. A Prayer for the Love of God,
M. A Prayer for the Fear of God,
IV. A Prayer for Charity,
V. A Prayer for Humility,
VI. A Prayer for Zeal,
Intercessions general and particular,
A Prayer before the Lord's Supper,

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CHAP. VII.

On Meditation,

207

MEDITATION I.

GENESIS iii. 15.
I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and

between thy seed and her seed: it shall bruise thy
head, and thou shalt bruise his heel,

208

MEDITATION II,

Psalm lv. 6.
And I said, Othat I had wings like a dove: for then

would I fly away, and be at rest,

209

MEDITATION III.

PSALM cxix. 94.
I am thine, save me: for I have sought thy precepts,

210

MEDITATION IV.

PSALM lxxiii. 25.
Whom have. I in heaven but thee? and there is none

upon earth that I desire besides thee,

210

MEDITATION V.

CANTICLES viii. 14.
Make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe, or

to a young hart upon the mountains of spices,

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PAGE, MEDITATION VI.

CANTICLES i. 3. Thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee,

212

MEDITATION VII.

Psalm lxxxiv. 1, 2.
How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! My

soul longeth, yea, even fainteth, for the courts of the
Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living
God,

213

MEDITATION VIII.

LUKE xxiii. 33. There they crucified him,

214

MEDITATION IX.

HEBREWS vi. 18.
That we might have a strong consolation, who have fled

for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us,

215

MEDITATION X.

HEBREWS X. 38.
If any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure

in him,

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MEDITATION XI.

1 COR. vi. 20. For ye are bought with a price : therefore glorify God

in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's,

217

MEDITATION XII.

TITUS ii. 10.
That they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour

in all things,

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